NHCC | North Hennepin Community College

Course Descriptions

ENGR 1000    Introduction to Engineering and Design     Credits  3         Goal Areas  n/a     View Course Outline

This course is designed for people interested in learning about the engineering profession. It provides an overview of the engineering disciplines. A project-based approach will be used to give experience in skills, tools, and problem-solving methods associated with completing engineering design solutions.



ENGR 1200    Engineering Graphics     Credits  3         Goal Areas  n/a     View Course Outline

This course is designed for people interested in mechanical, civil and aerospace engineering and the Bachelor of Construction Management degree. The student will learn to make AUTOCAD drawings in a Windows environment. The topics that will be covered include: drawing, editing, pan, zoom, view, laying, plotting, dimensioning, blocks, inquiry, purge, DXF, ZIP, UNZIP, XREF, and work in three dimensions. NOTE: Students who do not have access outside of class to computer hardware capable of running AutoCAD can access the program in the computer lab outside of class time.



ENGR 1990    Engineering Special Topics     Credits  1-4         Goal Areas  n/a     View Course Outline

This course will provide flexibility in offering an in-depth review of topics of immediate importance and topical interest. These topics will go beyond the introductory courses in examining specific aspects of the subject matter.



ENGR 2301    Statics     Credits  3         Goal Areas  n/a     View Course Outline

This course is designed for people interested in mechanical, civil, industrial, and aerospace engineering. It is also intended for the Bachelor of Construction Management degree. The topics include: vector algebra, equilibrium of a particle, equivalent systems of forces, equilibrium of rigid bodies, distributed forces, friction, centroids, and center of mass. Prerequisite: Math 1221 and Physics 1601



ENGR 2302    Mechanics of Materials     Credits  3         Goal Areas  n/a     View Course Outline

This course is designed for people interested in mechanical, civil, industrial, and aerospace engineering. The topics include: stress, strain, mechanical properties of materials, axial load, torsion, bending, transverse shear, combined loadings, stress transformation and strain transformation. Prerequisite: Math 1221, Physics 1601 and Engr 2301



ENGR 2303    Dynamics     Credits  3         Goal Areas  n/a     View Course Outline

This course is designed for people interested in mechanical, civil, industrial, and aerospace engineering. The topics include: particle kinematics, particle kinetics, Newton's Second Law, rotation of rigid bodies, and energy momentum methods. Prerequisite: Math 1222, Physics 1601 and Engr 2301



ENGR 2501    Circuit Analysis I     Credits  4         Goal Areas  n/a     View Course Outline

This course is designed for people interested in electrical, civil and mechanical engineering, computer science and the Bachelor of Information Networking degree. The topics to be covered include: Kirchhoff's Laws, mesh analysis, nodal analysis, source transformations, superposition, Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems, operational amplifiers, first order response of RL and RC circuits, natural and step response of RLC circuits, sinusoidal steady-state analysis and power calculations and balanced three phase circuits. This is the first course in a two course sequence. (4 hours lecture) Prerequisite: Physics 1601 and Math 1222



ENGR 2511    Circuit Analysis I Laboratory     Credits  1         Goal Areas  n/a     View Course Outline

This course is a laboratory which complements the lecture course Engr 2501. The topics to be covered include: resistance, voltage, current, Kirchhoff's laws, voltage divider, bridge circuits, power transfer, operational amplifiers, natural and step responses, and integrating amplifiers. (2 hours lab) Prerequisite: Engr 2501 or concurrent enrollment